Faces of Black Lung II
Informational video describing the recent increase in cases of black lung disease, especially among younger miners in central Appalachia. Includes testimonials from former miners who suffer from black lung, and commentary by experts. Intended to increase awareness and to promote participation in the Coal Workers' Health Surveillance Program, which provides screenings to diagnose black lung as quickly as possible.
Anita L. Wolfe
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Appalachia · Chronic respiratory conditions · Health screening · Occupational health and safety · Kentucky · Virginia · West Virginia